In any case, Absinthe, who has firmly rejected her initial hair color as well as the two different pairs of wings I have tried to give her, is almost finished. She awaits her wings and a few finishing touches. I'll post a photo when she is completely finished. I hope you like her!
Friday, February 24, 2012
Absinthe, The Green Fairy
She started out as a tribute to Alphons Mucha, the God of Leanne’s idolatry. Somehow along the way she spiraled into this quasi Art Nouveau/Tudor creation! The Mucha influences are still there – the hair decorations, the hairstyle itself, the dragonfly motif, but somewhere along the way she took a decidedly Tudor turn… Maybe it’s because I was sitting across from Tudor costume goddess Nina Burke as she was being created at Leanne’s first annual Gecko Galz Retreat last weekend. Maybe it was having just watched a couple of episodes of The Tudors.